update:October 20, 2017


Counseling Organizations


Some of the following organizations require appointments for counseling. The availability of foreign language counseling depends on the day of the week.

If you have any language difficulties and you need help with translation, for example at Minoh City Office, please contact the Human Rights Division or MAFGA.


 For Daily Life

If you have any problems, please contact the following organizations by telephone, letter, FAX, e-mail, or visit the office directly.

  • Human Rights  Division (Japanese)
    TEL 072-724-6720  FAX 072-724-6010
    Address  4-6-1 Nishishoji Minoh City, 3F of Annex, Minoh City Office
  • Citizen’s Information Division (Japanese)
    TEL 072-724-6723  FAX 072-723-5538
    Address  4-6-1 Nishishoji Minoh City, 1F of Annex, Minoh City Office
  • Minoh Association For Global Awareness (MAFGA)
    TEL 072-727-6912  FAX 072-727-6920
    URL http://www.mafga.or.jp (External link )
    Address  5-2-36 Onoharanishi Minoh City, Minoh Multicultural Center 

Multilingual consulting





11:00 a.m.- 2:30p.m.

English, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Vietnamese

*It is only possible to consult in Filipino and Vietnamese on the 2nd and 4th Tue. of the month

If you speak in another language, please contact in advance in order to arrange an interpreter. 


  • Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents
    (English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Filipino, Vietnamese, Japanese)
    TEL 06-6941-2297  FAX 06-6966-2401 (Japanese, English)
    Address 5th Floor, MyDome Osaka, 2-5 Hommachi-bashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, 540-0029
    Day & Time Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Except for public holidays, and around new years.)
  • Osaka Foundation of International Exchange
    URL http://www.ofix.or.jp/ (External link ) (English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese)
  • Essential for Living in Osaka
    URL http://www.ofix.or.jp/life/hikkei/english/index_h.html(External link )(English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Indonesian, Filipino,Thai, Japanese)

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  • Osaka Regional Immigration Bureau
    TEL 06-4703-2100 (Switchboard)
  • Alien Residency Comprehensive Information Center, Osaka
    TEL 06-4703-2150

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 Medical Treatment

Call for an Ambulance

  • Fire Department Headquarters  
    TEL (You can call with a cell phone.) 119
    Please see "Emergency" for details.

Information on Hospitals where Foreign Language Services are available and on the Japanese Medical System

  • AMDA International Medical Information Center Osaka Office
    TEL 050-3598-7574 

             English, Spanish, Chinese    Monday - Friday    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
             URL:http://amda-imic.com/( External link ) (English, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Philipino, Thai, Japanese)

Medical Treatment of AIDS

  • Toneyama National Hospital
    TEL 06-6853-2001 (Switchboard)
  • Osaka General Medical Center
    TEL 06-6692-1201 (Switchboard)

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  • Japan Help Line
    TEL 0120-46-1997

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  • General Health and Welfare Center (At Minoh Life Plaza) (Japanese)
    TEL 072-727-9500  FAX 072-727-3539
  • Ikeda Public Health Center (Japanese)
    TEL 072-751-2990  FAX 072-751-3234
    Address 〒563-0041 3-19 Masumicho Ikeda City

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  • Support Center for Child Raising (Japanese)




Support Center for Child Raising
(Ohisama Room Kayano)

1-19-4 Kayano

TEL 072-723-5433
FAX 072-723-5433

(TEL for consultations only 072-721-8845)

Support Center for Child Raising
(Ohisama Room Minoh)

6-3-1 Minoh

TEL 072-723-5433
FAX 072-723-5433

(TEL for consultations only 072-721-8845)

Support Center for Child Raising
(Ohisama Room Hijiri)
6-14-34 Ina TEL 072-734-8617(Tasedai Koryu Center) FAX 072-734-8818


  • Public Daycare Centers (Japanese)




Sakuragaoka Daycare Center

3-12-5 Sakuragaoka

TEL 072-723-8118

FAX 072-724-0848

Kayano Daycare Center

1-19-30 Kayano

TEL 072-723-5400

FAX 072-724-4032

Ina Daycare Center

1-11-9 Sembanishi

TEL 072-728-5000

FAX 072-728-0743

Higashi Daycare Center

5-2-1 Aogein

TEL 072-728-4858

FAX 072-728-1222

  •  Private Daycare Centers authorized by the City (Japanese)




Joshojirinpokan Daycare Center

2-15-12 Hakushima

TEL 072-723-1075
FAX 072-722-2850

Onohara Gakuen (Preschool)

1-12-41 Onoharanishi

TEL 072-729-2668
FAX 072-729-7719

Hosenji Daycare Center

5-21-14 Aomatanihigashi

TEL 072-729-3319
FAX 072-729-3308

Momiji Daycare Center

2-4-25 Imamiya

TEL 072-729-7371
FAX 072-729-7716

Misuzu Gakuen (Preschool)
Sakuragaoka Gakuen (Preschool)

1-10-29 Sakuragaoka

TEL 072-723-2302
FAX 072-724-4033

Segawa Daycare Center

3-2-6 Segawa

TEL 072-723-2302
FAX 072-724-4033

Sakura Daycare Center

2-15-14 Sakura

TEL 072-724-9614
FAX 072-724-9615

Tubasa Gakuen 1-2-3 Gein TEL 072-729-0283
FAX 072-729-0284
Saito Minori Daycare Center 6-15-4 Saitoaominami TEL 072-749-1500
FAX 072-749-1515
Shinmachi Seiyu Daycare Center 1-1-6 Shinmachinaka

TEL 072-738-0303

FAX 072-738-0030

Minoh Daycare Center 5-12-30 Minoh

TEL 072-723-5252

FAX 072-724-4031

KurehaYume Daycare Center 5-7-30 Kayano

TEL 072-726-9614

FAX 072-726-9615

Art Childcare Minoh 2-11-16 Sakurai

TEL 072-720-0234

FAX 072-720-0235

Asuku SaitoNishi Daycare Center 1-18-38 Saitoaominami

TEL 072-749-0850

FAX 072-734-6333

Minoh Poppo Daycare Center 4-18-14 Sakura

TEL&FAX 072-722-5756

Mebae Daycare Center 6-10-19 Minoh TEL&FAX 072-741-1127
Ai Daycare Center Makiochi 2-5-15 Makiochi

TEL 072-736-9650

FAX 072-736-9657

KogumanoMori Daycare Center Minoh Saito En

2-12-32 Saitoaominami


TEL 072-749-6100

FAX 072-749-6500

Mino-okko Daycare Center (Branch of Minoh Daycare Centre) 5-7-35 Kayano

TEL 072-734-7734

FAX 072-734-7733


  • Small-Scale Local Childcare Facilities (Japanese)




Kaisei Petite Daycare Center
Onohara En

5-4-12 Onohara Higashi

 TEL&FAX 072-737-4880

 Noichigo Daycare Center

3-23-13 Aoshinke

TEL&FAX 072-743-3235

Tukushi Daycare Center

1-1-33 Hakushima

TEL&FAX 072-725-1123

HIjiri Toyokawa Daycare Center 1-2-1 Aomataninishi

TEL 072-729-4152

FAX 072-729-4153


  • Public Kindergartens (Japanese)




Kayano Kindergarten

2-7-16 Kayano

TEL 072-722-7790

FAX 072-724-4034

Seinan Kindergarten

3-2-3 Segawa

TEL 072-723-8101

FAX 072-724-9692

Naka Kindergarten

5-10-23 Minoh

TEL 072-722-8503

FAX 072-724-9691

Toyokawaminami Kindergarten

4-27-43 Onoharahigashi

TEL 072-727-2577

FAX 072-727-2363


  •  Private Kindergartens (Japanese)




Wakaba Kindergarten

2-7-2 Sakurai

TEL 072-721-2431
FAX 072-721-0348

Minoh Gakuen Affiliated Kindergarten

7-7-31 Minoh

TEL 072-723-6566
FAX 027-724-2132

Minoh Sakuragaoka Kindergarten

2-8-16 Sakuragaoka

TEL 072-723-2500
FAX 072-721-9200

Ao Kindergarten

5-30-19 Aomadani Higashi

TEL 072-729-4192
FAX 072-729-1543


  • Centers for Early Childhood Education and Care 




 Misuzu Gakuen,
Shinmachi Child Center

1-23-11 Shinmachi Naka

TEL 072-743-9001
FAX 072-743-9002

Center For Early Childhood Education And Care

Makiochi Kindergarten

2-12-41 Makiochi

TEL 072-722-2855

FAX 072-734-6686

Center For Early Childhood Education And Care

Seibo Hisyouten Gakuin Kindergarten

1-10-11 Nyoidani

TEL 072-722-3933
FAX 072-722-8637

Center For Early Childhood Education And Care

Hijiri Higashi Kindergarten

1-7-1 aomataninishi

TEL 072-729-1566

FAX 072-729-9925


  • School Education Division (Japanese)
    TEL 072-724-6761  FAX 072-724-6010
  • School Affairs Division(Japanese)
    TEL 072-724-6760 FAX 072-724-6010
  • Education Center (Japanese)
    TEL 072-727-5112  FAX 072-727-4089
  • Youth Guidance Center (Japanese)
    TEL 072-721-1900  FAX 072-724-4036

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  • Gender Cooperation And Family Support Section (Japanese)
    TEL 072-724-6943  FAX 072-725-8360
  • Dawn Center, Osaka Prefectural Center for Youth and Gender Equality
    TEL 06-6910-8500 FAX 06-6910-8775 TEL 06-6910-8588 (Consulting Room)
    URL http://www.dawncenter.jp/top/index.jsp( External link )(English, Japanese)

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 Human Rights

  • Human Rights Division (Japanese)
    TEL 072-724-6720  FAX 072-724-6010
  • Minoh Association of Global Awareness 
    TEL 072-727-6912  FAX 072-727-6920
    URL  http://www.mafga.or.jp (External link)
  • Osaka Legal Affairs Bureau (English, Chinese, Japanese)
    TEL 06-6942-9496 (8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. from Mon. to Fri.)
    Address 2-1-17 Tanimachi Chuo-ku Osaka City, Osaka Daini Houmu Goudou Chousha Bldg. 

          English: 0570-090911 / Chinese: 0570-050110 (9:00a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. from Mon. to Fri.)

  • Osaka Bar Association (English, Korean, Chinese, Japanese)
    Phone counseling for foreigners' rights, such as residential status, forcible removal and employment.
    They will introduce you to a lawyer who can speak English, Korean, or Chinese. Please inquire about whether they could introduce you to lawyers who can speak other languages. 
    TEL 06-6364-6251 (2nd and 4th Fridays of the month Noon - 5:00 p.m.)

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Traffic Accidents

  • Police
    TEL 110 
  • Fire Department Headquarters
    TEL (You can call with a cell phone.)  119 (Fire or Sudden Sickness)

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 Troubles with Shopping or Contracts

  • Minoh Consumer Life Center (Japanese)
    TEL 072-722-0999

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Injuries or troubles at work

  • Osaka Labor Bureau (English, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese)
    TEL 06-6949-6490  FAX 06-6949-6034
    If you need help with translation, please contact in advance. 
  • Osaka Prefecture General Labor Bureau (English, Chinese)
    TEL 06-6946-2600
    If you need help with translation, reservations in Japanese are required.   

Employment Organizations

  • Hello Work Sakai, Osaka Employment Service Corner for Foreigners (English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese)
    TEL 072-222-5049
    Address 2-29, Minami kawara machi, Sakai ku, Sakai City
    If you need help with translation, please contact in advance. 
  • Osaka Employment Service Center for Foreigners
    TEL 06-7709-9465 (Chinese, English, Portuguese, Spanish)
    Address 8-47 Kakuda-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka Hankyu Grand Bldg 16F
    If you need help with translation, please contact in advance. 
  • Ikeda Public Employment Office(Hello Work Ikeda)
    TEL 072-751-2595 (Japanese)  FAX 072-751-8100
    Address 12-9 Sakaehonmachi Ikeda City

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 Issues with Housing Contract

  • Hokusetsu Branch, The Osaka Prefecture Housing Lot and Building Trading Council (Japanese)
    TEL 06-6853-2988  FAX 06-6844-0066
    Open hours from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.(Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays) 
  • Advice Bureau of the Osaka Prefecture Housing Lot and Building Trading Council (Japanese)
    TEL 06-6943-0621  FAX 06-6946-0320
    Open hours from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.(From Mondays to Fridays)
  • Housing Lot and Building Trading Control Section, Osaka Prefectural Government (Japanese)
    TEL 06-6210-9734  FAX 06-6210-9731
    Address 1-14-16, Nanko Kita Suminoe Ku Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture Sakishima Building 1F
    Open hours from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.(From Mondays to Fridays)

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